Alex Ovechkin scored four goals for the Capitals Saturday.
Philadelphia 4, Tampa Bay 2 (story/highlights)
- Joffrey Lupul had a goal and two assists.
Los Angeles 3, Colorado 1 (story/highlights)
- Anze Kopitar scored his 16th goal and J-S Aubin won for the Kings.
Boston 0, Atlanta 5 (story/highlights)
- Alexei Zhitnik had two points and Kari Lehtonen made 26 saves.
Carolina 1, Columbus 4 (story/highlights)
- Nikolai Zherdev had a four-point night and Pascal Leclaire stopped 23 shots.
New Jersey 2, New York Islanders 5 (story/highlights)
- Chris Campoli and Trent Hunter each had two points.
Washington 8, Ottawa 6 (story/highlights)
- Alex Ovechkin scored four goals and added an assist.
New York Rangers 6, Toronto 1 (story/highlights)
- Petr Prucha had two goals and Jaromir Jagr had three assists.
Buffalo 0, Pittsburgh 2 (story/highlights)
- Sidney Crosby had two assists and Ty Conklin made 26 saves.
Edmonton 4, Minnesota 5 (OT) (story/highlights)
- Petteri Nummelin had two points including scoring the overtime-winner.
San Jose 5, Nashville 2 (story/highlights)
- Milan Michalek and Steve Bernier each had two-point nights.
St. Louis 4, Dallas 5 (SO) (story/highlights)
- Jeff Halpern had two points and Mike Modano scored the shootout-winner.
Detroit 4, Phoenix 2 (story/highlights)
- Pavel Datsyuk had three points and Nicklas Lidstrom had two assists.
Anaheim 3, Calgary 5 (story/highlights)
- Kristian Huselius and Jarome Iginla each had two goals and an assist.
News and Views…
Carolina: Wade Brookbank was recalled from Albany.
Chicago: Jack Skille was recalled from Rockford.
Colorado: Jordan Leopold returned after missing four games with a leg injury.
Columbus: Rick Nash returned after missing two games.
Edmonton: Dwayne Roloson returned after missing three games and Ales Hemsky is day-to-day with a knee injury.
Florida: Assigned Anthony Stewart to Rochester.
Los Angeles: Assigned Patrick Hersley to Manchester.
Montreal: Ryan O’Byrne is day-to-day with a thumb injury.
New Jersey: Patrick Elias is day-to-day with a groin injury.
New York Rangers: Chris Holt was assigned to Charlotte and Jordan Owens was assigned to Hartford.
Ottawa: Joe Corvo returned after missing three games with a groin injury… Assigned Lawrence Nycholat to Binghamton.
Pittsburgh: Ryan Malone returned after missing five games with an infected cut.
St. Louis: Andy McDonald is day-to-day with a chest injury.
Tampa Bay: Assigned Marc Denis to Norfolk.
Washington: Steve Pinizzotto to Hershey.
What’s on tap…
Philadelphia at Florida, 5:00 p.m.
Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, 7:00 p.m.
Los Angeles at Chicago, 7:00 p.m.
Anaheim at Vancouver, 8:00 p.m.
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